Cornelia DeDona is the recognized self-published author of Letters to a Prisoner by Connie D. Letters to a Prisoner received an Honorable Mention for Poetry at the 2011 New York Book Festival. Cornelia’s recent poetry and photography memoir, Hawaiian Time, received the 2016 Vinnie Ream award in the Multi-discipline category from the National League Of American Pen Women.
A Member-At -Large of the National League of American Pen Women, Cornelia held an executive position at their Honolulu branch. http://www.nlapwhonolulu.org/members.htm
Cornelia’s poetry and photography published 2008-2013 in Rain Bird, the award-winning Literary and Art journal of Windward Community College, Kaneohe, Hawaii. In 2013 she was awarded Rain Bird’s Kolokolea Award in Poetry for her poem, Speaking French. She also received Honorable Mention in 2010 for her poem, Writing Retreat.
Cornelia’s books/eBooks can be previewed and purchased on Amazon, Smashwords, and iTunes and on her website. https://corneypress.me/
Cornelia’s artist website: http://cornelia-dedona.artistwebsites.com/
She participates in a Poetry Reading Group at the library in historic Stone Ridge, New York, facilitated by Rosemary Deen.
Cornelia currently resides in Rosendale, New York. You can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org